Robert Nisbet is to leave Sky News
One of the very best things about joining @SkyNews a couple of years back was meeting this wonderful person and becoming his friend. You’re a class act @RobNisbetSky and I’ll miss you. Bon voyage pic.twitter.com/hCnTYLZuIU
— Beth Rigby (@BethRigby) February 24, 2018
We have no idea where Robert is off to, but we believe he is leaving broadcasting news altogether.
— Lewis Goodall (@lewis_goodall) February 24, 2018
Robert joined Sky in 2005 as lifestyle correspondent, before moving on to America and Europe. He spent the last few years as Political correspondent, working in Sky’s Westminster headquarters.
— Darren McCaffrey (@DMcCaffreySKY) February 24, 2018
He has covered the inauguration of Pope Francis, the trial of the mass killer Anders Breivik in Norway, the Soma mine disaster in Turkey, the annexation of Crimea and the continuing civil war in Syria. He also reported on the funeral of Nelson Mandela at his tribal homeland.
— Jacquie Beltrao (@SkyJacquie) February 23, 2018
Nisbet joined the BBC in 1994 as a launch producer on Radio 5 Live. He also made a short-lived transition to daytime television alongside former Popstars judge Nicki Chapman, on BBC One’s The Morning Show.
He joined Liquid News in 2000 after a stint as entertainment correspondent and presenter on Radio 1’s Newsbeat. He left the BBC Three show a year later to become entertainment correspondent on The Six O’Clock News.
In 2003 Nisbet was appointed BBC News’ Los Angeles correspondent, where he reported on Michael Jackson’s abuse hearings, to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s inauguration as governor of California.